Eric Garcia, conductor

Memorable themes from award-winning films such as Star Wars, The Cowboys, Jaws, Hook, Harry Potter, Schindler’s List, Superman and E.T.

John Williams has been composing film scores for Hollywood’s blockbusters for more than 50 years. His collaborations with directors Steven Spielberg and George Lucas resulted in unmistakable, iconic music beloved worldwide. Hear these cinematic scores come to life through the power of live orchestral performance. Dress up as your favorite character and share the love of cinema with others during this family-friendly event.

Want to learn more about the music in this concert? Read the full program notes here: 23-24 Program notes – John Williams

NEW THIS SEASON: Pre-Concert Talks will be at the matinee and evening performances. 
Join Musicologist Bradley Berg and Music Director Eric Garcia (and special guests) as they guide you through the music you are about to hear, providing an enlightening look at the repertoire and composers before the performance begins. Bring your questions! Please gather inside the concert hall by the stage.

Matinee Pre-Concert Talk starts at 11:45 am
Evening Pre-Concert Talk starts at 6:15 pm

Additional Information

PLEASE NOTE: No images, film clips or other media will be shown. The Philharmonic will be in the spotlight during this all-music program. John Williams will not be present at this concert.

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